Friday, October 8

CRASH AT UDF

The driver of pick-up truck drove through the front window of the Pataskala United Dairy Farmer convenience store Wednesday night. The building sustained a significant amount of damage. Thankfully no injuries were reported.

NEW SCAM

The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating a new scam that unfortunately resulted in the victim losing more than $1,800. According to deputies, the victim received a call from someone claiming to be from the Common Pleas Court and Knox County Sheriff's Office and were told they missed jury duty and were going to be arrested. This is a scam. Hang up if you receive a similar call.

KINGDOM PILLARS, STRONG TOWER

Kingdom Pillars, Strong Tower is a local nonprofit dedicated to helping young women.

Co-founder Darcey McCampbell said you can learn more about what they are doing by taking part in the second annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 16 in downtown Newark. For more information visit the Kingdom Pillars, Strong Tower Facebook page.

FIRE DEPARTMENT OPEN HOUSE

The Heath Fire Department will hold its annual Open House Saturday from 1:00-5:00 pm at Fire Station 51 on Heath Road. Local organizations from throughout Licking County will be on-site to promote fire safety and good health. Saturday marks the end of Fire Prevention Week.

LOOK OUT FOR DEER

AAA Ohio, the Ohio Department of Insurance and the Ohio State Highway State Patrol want to remind motorists of the increase in deer-related traffic crashes this time of year. Since 2016, statistics show there were over 100,000 deer-related crashes on Ohio’s roadways resulting in 28 deaths. Additionally, nearly half of these crashes occurred in October, November, and December.

HS FOOTBALL

It should be a great game tonight in week eight of high school football as Zanesville travels to Granville. Blue Aces coach Wes Schroeder knows it won't be easy.

Kickoff comes your way at 7:00 pm on Buckeye Country 107.7, 790 WHTH and KOOL 101.7 FM HD 2. Don’t forget you can catch all of the high school football action online as well.